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shuf(1)                          User Commands                         shuf(1)


       shuf - generate random permutations


       shuf [OPTION]... [FILE]
       shuf -e [OPTION]... [ARG]...
       shuf -i LO-HI [OPTION]...


       Write a random permutation of the input lines to standard output.

       With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

       Mandatory  arguments  to  long  options are mandatory for short options

       -e, --echo
              treat each ARG as an input line

       -i, --input-range=LO-HI
              treat each number LO through HI as an input line

       -n, --head-count=COUNT
              output at most COUNT lines

       -o, --output=FILE
              write result to FILE instead of standard output

              get random bytes from FILE

       -r, --repeat
              output lines can be repeated

       -z, --zero-terminated
              line delimiter is NUL, not newline

       --help display this help and exit

              output version information and exit


       Written by Paul Eggert.


       GNU coreutils online help: <>
       Report shuf translation bugs to <>


       Copyright (C) 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <>.
       This  is  free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


       Full documentation at: <>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) shuf invocation'

GNU coreutils 8.26               November 2016                         shuf(1)

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